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ribbed body. Around the rim, a wave pattern in yellow paint. Around the base, dots. One handle broken. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #139 (12.795) Cup-Skyphos Early 3rd century B.C. Shape: The body is essentially the same as that of the ring-handled kantharos, cat. no. 136, while the foot is...

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By date unknown: Charles Eliot Norton Collection; by date unknown: collection of the Misses Norton; gift of the Misses Norton to MFA, August 15, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Norton

Greek, South Italian, Early Hellenistic Period, Early 3rd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 139.


7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware


The Ancient World